Liz Lavertu

For State Assembly 2020

I’m running for California Assembly District 71 because it’s time we started investing in US. We deserve to have someone in Sacramento fighting to ensure that our hard-earned tax money is valued and directly benefiting our communities. We need better roads, better public schools, better healthcare, better economic opportunities, and more affordable housing and rent.

Vision, Issues, & Values

I have been dedicated to building a brighter and better future for our community and, when elected, I will bring the same level of passion and perseverance to our district so we can all thrive. I will work to ensure that we have more affordable housing options and push to stop skyrocketing rents. I believe healthcare is a human right and I will fight to make sure everyone receives quality care. I will work tirelessly to ensure our kids get a quality education and that our infrastructure is able to meet the needs of our community. Our community deserves not only an increase in job opportunities but positions with high wages – it’s my goal to make that a reality. This election is not about political parties, it’s about working together as a community to build the future we want to see.

Affordable Housing – High home prices and skyrocketing rent are putting our working families in difficult financial situations. We have let developers and investors in short-term rentals take over our communities. We need to ensure our voices are heard and the character of our neighborhoods are not threatened.

Housing Insecurity – We have had an increase in members of our community losing their homes. We should be investing in temporary bridge housing, especially for our children and our homeless veterans.

Fully Funded Public Schools – We have underfunded our schools for far too long. Teachers shouldn’t be buying school supplies and we shouldn’t be cutting the Arts and Music programs. We must guarantee childcare and pre-Kindergarten for every child. We must also make public colleges and trade schools free for all.

The Leadership Our Community Needs Right Now.

About Liz

For the last 20 years I have brought my passion for community involvement to the 71st Assembly District. A large part of my focus has been in education and volunteering at my children’s schools. I worked to ensure that arts programs were safeguarded from budget cuts and helped raise over $100,000 for the installation of an outdoor fitness circuit at Jamacha Elementary. Most recently, as the Co-Chair of the Spring Valley Community Planning Group, I have worked diligently to improve our roads, to bring economic opportunities to our neglected neighborhoods, and to ensure that we have a plan and the means for future growth and development within our region. Throughout my time advocating for our community, I’ve come to realize that our district is in need of someone at the state level who is willing to work across party lines and fight to bring our hard earned tax dollars back into our underserved neighborhoods.

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News & Updates 

100 Days Until November 3rd

2020 has been a roller coaster of emotions, hardships, and new realities so far. With only 100 days until the election, we have pivoted back to the campaign and are focused on winning in November. People continuously ask Liz, "Do you think you can win?" The simple...

Celebrating the Birth of the Women’s Rights Movement

Let's celebrate the five women who organized the Seneca Falls Convention on July 19, 1848. Though it was not widely publicized, this gathering had about 300 attendees, including none other than Frederick Douglass. Mr. Douglass was one of only a few men in attendance...

Virtual Town Hall 14 – A Green New Deal for America

A Virtual Town Hall on a Green New Deal for America with hosts Liz Lavertu, Kate Schwartz & Liam O'Mara and guests Gayle McLaughlin from California Progressive Alliance, Shaul Rosen-Rager of the Citizens Climate Lobby and Kylie Kirkwood of Sunrise Rancho Cucamonga.